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- October 19, 2017
The Speaker of the Parliament, Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, yesterday said software technology empowers people and can be a tool for an overall economic development.
Brac has decided to help Bangladeshi workers go abroad for jobs at reduced cost while the process will start from March, said officials.
The government has given Tk7 crore loan to Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) for earth filling of Sylhet Economic Zone land, officials said.
Swatta, starring Shakib Khan and Paoli Dam, was completed in December last year, and this mid-January, it was submitted to the censor board. Just in two weeks, they were given all the affirmation they needed to release it in theatres.
Mustafiz, who will take part in the next Bangladesh Cricket League match for South Zone, informed Dhaka Tribune that he is not getting the positive feeling
A nine-year-old girl was raped in Rampura around 2:30pm on Wednesday.
Many rivers in the northern and south-western part of Bangladesh have already died, and some have seen their water flow reduced considerably
The cabinet’s approval of the draft of the new anti-dowry law is a welcome legislation, with a provision to imprison those found guilty of inflicting harm
A collection of selected essays, ranging from Bangladesh’s political discourse to social reform, by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was unveiled at the opening ceremony of this year’s edition of Ekushey Book Fair on Wednesday.
28-year-old Jamaican Andre Russell, who helped the West Indies win their second World T20 title in 2016, will be banned for a year from January 31
Arsenal are nine points behind Chelsea, who have 56, along with Tottenham Hotspur who moved above their north London rivals on goal difference after a lacklustre 0-0 draw at basement club Sunderland. Spurs also lost defender Danny Rose to injury
Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced the 15-man squad Wednesday for the upcoming Test against India. The team include- Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Hauqe, Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Shakib al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rqhman, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Shafiul Islam, Kamrul Islam and Subhashish Roy. Bangladesh team will leave for
Duty officer of fire service headquarters Nazma Akter said the fire broke out on the ground floor of the tower at around 2:30pm. On information, six units of fire service rushed to the spot and doused the fire by 3:27pm, she said. No casualties were reported in the incident, she said adding that electric short
Additional District and Sessions Judge Mafroja Parvin pronounced the verdict on Wednesday afternoon. The convicts are Helal Uddin Turki, 18, Roni, 19, Saddam, 18, Niaz, 15, and Aktar Mia, 20. The court also acquitted eight others as they were found not guilty. According to the case statement, miscreants stabbed Towkir to death centring a trifling
Miscreants have shot a housewife in Jessore’s Old Koshba Ghoshpara area on Wednesday early morning when she was having a morning walk. The victim, Shanta Begum, 30, was rushed to Jessore General Hospital soon after the incident and later she was transferred to Khulna Medical College and Hospital for better treatment. Shanta is wife of
A woman, who claims to be the wife of cricketer Arafat Sunny, has sued him and his mother Nargis Akter for allegedly physically assaulting her after she had refused to give them dowry money.
A poker-playing AI has beaten four human players in a marathon match lasting 20 days.
The project will benefit over 115 million people, the global lender says
A Dhaka court on Wednesday asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on February 27 in connection with 10 cases including one filed for questioning the number of martyrs.